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U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici says student safety will be enhanced by a combination of restrictions on firearms, increased access to counseling and improved security in schools.
The Oregon Democrat was asked about the issue four times during an hourlong town hall meeting Saturday, March 10, at Conestoga Middle School in Beaverton.
US Senator Ron Wyden and US Representative Suzanne Bonamici are urging Congress to provide long-term, lifeline funding for rural counties in upcoming must-pass legislation.
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., along with a bipartisan group of members of Congress and county commissioners from across the country, today urged Congress to provide long-term, lifeline funding for rural counties in upcoming must-pass legislation.
As Congress works on the new federal budget, Northwest Congressional members are working across the aisle to get money for two programs that help rural counties. They held a press event Tuesday to draw attention to their cause.
A Hillsboro activist group against gun violence has seen an upswell in new members in the weeks since the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., which left 17 dead.
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici met with gun violence prevention group Moms Demand Action in Hillsboro Friday.
The group has been especially active since the deadly school shooting in Florida last month. MAD is a nation-wide organization with several Oregon chapters.
HILLSBORO, Ore. -- A local group called Moms Demand Action says their mission is to start a conversation and figure out how to protect children.
One of the organizers said initially only about five people were expected at a pre-planned meeting. But on Friday, about 100 people showed up.
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici has announced a round of six town hall meetings, including Beaverton and Forest Grove.
The Beaverton meeting is scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 10, in the cafeteria at Conestoga Middle School, 12250 S.W. Conestoga Drive.